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Author Messent, Peter B.

Title Literature of the occult ; a collection of critical essays / edited by Peter B. Messent.

Imprint Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1981.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    823.09 M    Available
Description xi, 188 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Twentieth century views.
A Spectrum book
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 187-188.
Contents Messent, P. Introduction.--Todorov, T. The uncanny and the marvellous.--Thompson, G. R. A dark Romanticism.--Varma, D. P. Quest of the numinous.--Varnado, S. L. The idea of the numinous in Gothic literature.--Lovecraft, H. P. The beating of black wings.--Kerr, H. Ghosts and Ghost-seeing.--Reed, J. R. The occult in later Victorian literature.--Scarborough, D. Modern ghosts.--Sullivan J. Green tea.--Hennelly, M. M., Jr. Dracula.--Shreffler, P. A. H. P. Lovecraft and an American literary tradition.--Murray, D. Anthropology, fiction, and the occult.
Subject English fiction -- History and criticism.
Occult sciences in literature.
Supernatural in literature.
American fiction -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0135377129

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